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Catherine supports sun beds campaign


Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, is supporting a national campaign led by Liverpool City Council – and backed by Newcastle City Council – to give local authorities powers to licence and regulate sun bed operators. Following the tragic death from skin cancer of Catherine’s Fawdon constituent Gemma Watson at the age of just 27 earlier Continue Reading...

Newcastle MPs join up to learn more from local deaf community

Catherine McKinnell MP  Chi Onwurah MP at Becoming Visible coffee morni

Newcastle MPs Catherine McKinnell and Chi Onwurah joined up recently to learn more about the challenges and opportunities facing the city’s Deaf community. Catherine and Chi were invited to meet with Deaf constituents by local charity Becoming Visible, which works to raise the profile of Deaf people as well as providing an extensive range of Continue Reading...

Catherine McKinnell commits to help Newcastle North children who need palliative care

Catherine McKinnell MP with Together for Short Lives

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, gave her support for children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions in Newcastle North at recent event in Parliament held by children’s palliative care charity, Together for Short Lives.  The event took place during Children’s Hospice Week (13-20th June), the national awareness and fundraising week for children not expected to reach Continue Reading...